ARCHIVE PAGE 70 - July 2009 - AUG 2009
Previous posts that appeared on the front page of comic book brain.com
Batgirl by Matt Haley and Tom Simmons
From Elseworlds Finest: Batgirl and Supergirl September 1998
Joe Shuster art - Superman #7 Cover Art
Nov-Dec 1940 Issue. Wayne Boring inks. More original run 1939 classic Superman covers.
Not Exactly Opium of the Masses
Tom Spurgeon at Comics Reporter has a story about a meth operation using comic book collecting as a cover to launder money and move the drug across state lines:
"Unsealed records indicate a massive methamphetamine network bringing the drug into Colorado from Phoenix that was busted on August 14 used collectible comic books as a way to launder the money.
...As for the comics angle, the police reported a half-million "at least" in comic books were seized, although how they arrived at that figure I have no idea."
Pencils by Gil Kane and inks by Frank Giacola
From Detective Comics #405, November 1970
More Gil Kane
Harvey Kurtzman Mad #1
Author Paul Buhle talks about his book on Harvey Kurtzman with Tablet Online Magazine.
More EC Comics
More Harvey Kurtzman
That Salty Air
Above: A page from the Tim Sievert authored parable/adventure tale That Salty Air.
Batgirl by Gil Kane, January 1971
Story by Frank Robbins, from "One Of Our Landmarks is Missing!"
Inks by Vince Colletta
Bill Harvey Danger World
Bill Harvey has just self-published DangerWorld. The Kirby influence is pretty intense. He has sample pages at his site - beholdcomics.com
Old Man Winter
Above: Panels from the Xeric Award-Winning anthology "Old Man Winter and Other Sordid Tales" by J. T. Yost. Read a review of the book here.
Read about Yost's 2012 Digestate food and comics anthology.
Batgirl by Don Heck
Batgirl - "New 52" version
Dan DeCarlo Batgirl
Dan DeCarlo Batgirl and Poison Ivy from Batman Black and White Volume #3
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